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A69 reopens following crash

The A69 has opened following a temporary closure today (20th November) after a van crashed with a wall.

The incident happened at 4.30pm yesterday (19th November). The driver of the red Vauxhall van, a 52-year-old man from Hexham, was uninjured.

Police thank drivers for their patience.


Three injured in A69 crash

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Three people have been injured in a crash on the A69 at Haltwhistle.

A car and a lorry collided around 11.30am today (19th November).

Medics helped with two patients. A 69-year-old man, from Carlisle, was treated for serious chest injuries and then flown to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary. When he arrived at the hospital, it's said he was in a stable condition.

88-year-old man dies in A6 crash

A man has died in a car crash on the A6 on Princes Way, Heversham.

Police were called at 11.50am today (14th November). It's believed that the 88-year-old man from Milnthorpe, who was the driver of a Peugeot 106, died when his car left the road and ended up in a field. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information should contact police.

Peebles passenger killed in crash

A 22-year-old man from Peebles has died in a crash on Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh.

Kyle Thomson was a front seat passenger in a Hyundai car, which was involved in a crash with a Subaru Impreza around 11.10pm on Friday 7th November.

He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary along with the driver, 24-year-old Sean Allan, and another male passenger before passing away in the early hours of Monday 10th November. Sean Allan was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital and the third male is receiving treatment.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Police Scotland.

Family pay tribute to woman killed in crash

The family of a woman, who was killed in a car crash in the Borders, have paid tribute to her.

Jennifer Thomson, aged 69 and from Earlston, died in a crash yesterday (6th November) at 4.55pm on the A7, approximately three quarters of a mile south of Selkirk.

"Jennifer, although having been retired from teaching for several years, still played an active role in community affairs. She continued with supply work, the Red Cross and provided make-up for several border operatic societies. She will be sadly missed by family and friends."

– Statement from Jennifer's family

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Police Scotland.


69-year-old woman dies in Borders crash

Police are investigating the crash and ask for witnesses to get in contact with them. Credit: ITV Border

A 69-year-old woman has died in a crash in the Scottish Borders.

It happened around 5pm yesterday (6th November) on the A7, approximately three-quarters of a mile south of Selkirk.

The 69-year-old female driver of a Seat Ibiza sustained serious injuries when her car, which was travelling north, was involved in a crash with a Nissan Qashqai travelling in the opposite direction. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 51-year-old woman, driving the Nissan, was taken to Borders General Hospital for treatment. Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The road was closed for around five and a half hours. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the police.

Driver killed in Borders crash

A motorist has been killed in a crash on one of the main routes in the Scottish Borders.

The incident happened just over an hour ago on the A7 near Selkirk. The driver of the other car has been taken to hospital. The road is currently closed while police investigate the scene. No further details have been released.

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